What happens when a bird flies into a craft engine

What happens if a bird flies into a craft engine? The eventuality is called a bird strike. Each year, bird strikes cost US airlines an estimated $1.2 billion. Only partial of those costs are from tangible damage. The rest comes from moody delays and cancellations.

A bird strike can invalidate a plane’s engine. But engines are designed to withstand during slightest one bird. Plus, pilots can still fly a craft with usually one handling engine.

As a result, a chances of an collision are slim. Between 1990-2015 there were 160,894 bird strikes on US aircraft. Only .025% (40) of those strikes resulted in an accident.

Despite a low risk, a bird strike can be a intolerable experience. Here are some useful tips to fight a component of surprise.

Expect some-more bird strikes from Jul to October. That’s when over half of them start any year. Most bird strikes start during takeoff or landing. They’re also some-more expected to start during a day than any other time.

Now, if usually there was a approach to let a birds know.

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